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28 - 29 June, 2017 |
Viña del Mar, Chile

Knowledge Centre

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OPVs and Warships of Latin America: Market Overview

The shipbuilding industry in Latin America is highly competitive at present. Not only are several major international companies looking to sell new warships, but several governments are actively donating surplus smaller vessels to various nations in the region. Shipyards throughout Latin America are rapidly improving their knowledge through... Read More

Latin America OPVs 2017 Analysis

The shipbuilding industry in Latin America and the Caribbean is highly competitive at present. Not only are several major international companies looking to sell new warships, but several governments are actively donating surplus smaller vessels to various nations in the region. Shipyards throughout Latin America are rapidly improving their... Read More

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Warships and OPV Latin America Holdings and Future Plans

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Admiral Jorge Montoya Reveals the Key Threats and Requirements as Peru Invests in 6 OPVs

In this interview, Defence IQ speaks to Admiral Jorge Montoya Manrique, Former Commander,  Joint Command of the Fuerzas Armadas del Perú, who is chairing the Warships and OPV Latin America conference in... Read More

High Speed Vessels: The Future of Naval Vessels

April 2013 "Military planners need to be prepared for the potential worst-case scenario". This brief market intelligence report assesses the unstable geopolitical movements in the Asia-Pacific region in the context of logistical support for major naval expeditions and the U.S. Joint High-Speed Vessel (JHSV) concept as a potential (though... Read More

Offshore Patrol Vessel and Surface Combatant Procurement Map Latin America

View all the latest procurement plans for Latin America and the surrounding areas. ... Read More

Traducción al español: Entrevista con el Almirante Jorge Montoya como Perú adquiere 6 OPV

Descargar la entrevista de hoy aprender acerca de las amenazas y los requisitos clave como Perú invierte en 6 de... Read More

OPV Latin America and Surface Combatants - Holdings and Requirements Report 2016

Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) are the fastest growing segment of the Naval Vessels Market. At least 27 countries are known to have a total of 148 OPVs on order and 31 countries have plans for up to another 275 at a total value of over $60 Billion. The total number of OPVs on order has increased by 4% in the last year, while the number planned has... Read More

Warships and OPV Latin America 2016 - Attendee List

Take a look at who you will meet at this years Warships and OPV Conference Latin America... Read More

Letter of Support from the Peruvian Navy

Take a look at the letter from the Peruvian navy pledging their support for the Warships and OPV Summit 2016.... Read More

Articles

Vice Admiral of Chilean Navy discusses "vital" role of OPVs

Ahead of the Offshore Patrol Vessels Latin America conference towards the end of June in Cartagena, Colombia, Defence IQ spoke with Vice Admiral Humberto Ramírez, Director General of the Maritime Territory and Merchant Marine for the Chilean Navy. The interview is prescient on today of all days as May 21st is Día de las Glorias Navales – or... Read More

Uruguayan Fleet Commander talks ship modernisation

May 2013 Many key Latin American nations are already confirmed to be at this year's conference to outline their OPV programmes and future ambitions. Uruguay will also be represented at the event, with the Commander the Fleet, Rear Admiral Daniel Núñez, among the delegation. Bringing the discussion under the lens before the conference, Núñez... Read More

Can Latin America replicate the success of Spanish patrol vessels?

In the face of budget limitations, the Spanish Navy is continuing its investment into its large-scale modular offshore patrol vessel programme – Buque de Acción Marítima (BAM) – thanks to operational success and long-term cost benefits. Rear Admiral Gregorio Bueno Murga, who will be updating his international colleagues at this June’s OPV... Read More

Is Latin America’s naval market riding a wave?

The Latin American market for offshore patrol vessels will be potentially very lucrative over the coming years, but what are the challenges in penetrating this market and exploiting the opportunities available in the region? Dave McMillan, President at STX Canada Marine Inc., a consulting naval architecture and marine engineering company, insists... Read More

Uruguay working on tender for new OPV requirements

April 2014 Uruguay is looking at the option of leasing offshore patrol vessels (OPVs) under a tender that French company DCNS is... Read More